IS IT TIME?? It Is Time!!

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IS IT TIME?? It Is Time!!

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(Hag 1:4-5) "Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your ceiled houses, and this house lie waste? {5} Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways."

(2 Ki 5:26) "... Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and maidservants?"

Is it time to remodel that house (which house to many in our world would already seem like a marvelous dwelling full of many terrific conveniences), when half of the world has never heard the gospel story at all?

Is it time to add on to that house (which house to many in our world would already seem very large), when most who have heard the Gospel, still have only heard it in a wrong way?

Is it time to put lots of needless miles on the car, when many Christians are in debt and are paying much interest, and many in our world can't even afford food to eat?

Is it time to get a new car or new clothes when the old is yet very usable, and that money could instead be used in God's service?

Is it time to take on another job, or another field, when what we already have is sufficient, and we as soldiers of the cross are to be unentangled with material affairs (2 Tim 2:4)?

Is it time to pattern after the world's ways, and after those things that are highly esteemed among men, when we don't want to meet the same fate the world is headed for?

Is it time to eat out in a quite carnal environment, just for the joy of it, while our cupboards at home are full of good and more economical food?

Is it time to do things that really don't seem very wise in the light of eternity, just because doing such things is common among our church group?

Is it time in our social get togethers to talk mainly about earthly interests and pursuits, while many children as well as adults are in great ignorance concerning eternal and Biblical things, and our affections are supposed to be on things above?

Is it time to read our children lot's of fiction books and fill their minds with foolish things, when very many very good books could be read which are full of valuable knowledge, instruction and lessons?

Is it time for us to expect to inherit eternal life, with those saints who have come out of great tribulation and who recognized themselves as strangers and pilgrims on the earth, while our lives are saying yes to the above errors?

Is it time to excuse our errors, with carnal and biased reasoning, when such will lead us into never ending darkness?

Is it time to have continued Christian fellowship, with those whose lives, say yes to the above errors, and have no resolve to change?

Is it time to think and advocate we are a special people of God, while our church is full of people who by their lives say yes to all the above errors, and who are not even praying and longing for a real revival?

Is it time to be so certain that our church and all it's doctrines are on course, when we might have mostly searched the Bible to learn how it means what we already know and were taught it means, and have never searched the Bible in an original and realistic manner to lean what it really might reveal? What guarantee does the Bible give you that you were brought up in total truth?


(Rom 13:11) "And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed."

(2 Cor 6:2) "...behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)"

It is time to realize we must actually strive to enter in at the strait gate, because many will seek to enter in and shall not be able (Luke 13:24).

It is time to seek God with all our whole heart.

It is time that we see ourselves as God sees us.

It is time to be real, and time that our lives make sense in the light of the Bible and eternity.

It is time to do more praying and less playing and to do more fasting and less feasting.

It is time we quit having only a form of Godliness and having church as a social activity.

It is time to get empowered and inspired.

It is time to diligently seek to know the truth, and time to quite merely believing what is popular or convenient.

It is time that we look at all Scriptures and issues with honestly and care and take things serous.

It is time we pray for miracles and mean it.

It is time we look at things from all angles, instead of merely looking at things from the angles we like.

It is time that we make our conclusions fit the truth, rather than twist the truth to fit our conclusions.

It is time we realize the Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Truth and that we cannot have Spirit of Truth while we by carnal and biased reasoning are evading the truth.

It is time we quit thinking of Jesus as one who was only meek and kind who made no disturbance, and realize He made real havoc.

It is time we realize having the Spirit of Christ will make us act like Him.

It is time we remember Paul and his companions were accused of turning the world upside down.

It is time we remember Jesus made havoc of the many Jewish traditions which traditions were the only religion many Jews had.

It is time we quite thinking that Christianity is wearing this and wearing that and driving this and having that, and realize Christianity is having the Spirit and mind of Christ and doing as He would do.

It is time that we quit trying to get to heaven in luxury and ease, because we likely won't make it.

It is time we start seeing things as God sees them, and judge things as He judges them.

It is time to pray that God will forgive, guide and help us, and really mean it.

It is time to be learn that although God is Holy and cannot bear falsity, that He yet is good and plans the best for us!

It is time to experience that truth makes us free and time to experience God's blessing for the life that now is (1 Tim 4:8)!

It is time to help others find salvation and God's good plan for their lives.

It is time to enter heaven only after we have truly done the will of God, and loved the truth for God says; "Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. {15} For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie." (Rev 22:14-15). Did you know carnal and biased reasoning loves and makes lies! It actually evades and rejects the truth! O may we not be found guilty of loving and making lies, but may we love the truth and it will guide us safely home. Farewell.

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